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August 7 - "We, the people, are always on the short end of the stick. Every time legislation passes
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We, the people, are always on the short end of the stick. Every time legislation passes ... all the ... breaks for us are little bit at the time comin' over a long period of years. But all the tax increases and hikes, all that comes immediately at one time. ... Health care. We're payin' for stuff now we won't get for several years. And we don't want it anyway.

The person that says he wouldn't vote to raise the ... the ... the re ... establish the ... SBROT ... he probably owns more property and won't have to pay any taxes on that extra. Or, he understand ... he doesn't understand that 50 percent of the people that ... pay the one ... one cent come from other counties, not ... just Bulloch County. How dumb can you be!?

... I saw them city workers on their hands and knees ... scrapin' out them drains ... on the street. I just want to say thank you for the dedication. ... Water standin' in Statesboro is a problem and I thank you for ... your effort to clear it.

President Obama said ... 'No nation should try to overtake or run another nation.' ... And I say to the president ... no one person in power should try to overrun or overtake ... one nation. Especially when your ideas don't work.

Our politicians in Washington need to stop making decisions based on what will help them ... in their pol ... help their political party and start making decisions based on what is best for this country and the people in it. Also, everyone needs to read the Gene Lyons' column on Friday, July the 29th. It will enlighten you.

I'd just like to know what the public thinks about these ... 42 and 43-year-old ... BarbieĀ® doll goin' off, havin' babies, gettin' rid of their children that they had by the ... maybe the third husband or second husband and then startin' over again at 42 and 43 years old. ... It's appallin' to me. They don't want the children they got and they startin' over. ... It's just a sharp wave ... the grand ... parents have to end up takin' care ... of the grandchildren. ... But these BarbieĀ® dolls and ... that's another story.

Thank you very much, Mr. President Obama, for spendin' all our money ... and them blamin' it on the Republicans. You're acting like a spoiled child. When you said you wanted change, you meant it was comin' from our pocket to your pocket. Shame, shame on you! Now you're tryin' to take away our Social Security and Medicare. ... What will you think of next? ... Probably take away our guns so we ... use to protect our self. So, why don't you get advice and get a real job?

I really don't care how they move those boundary lines ... 'cause I wouldn't vote for any of them boneheads anyway. And I hope this phone call ... I hope I don't get roamin' charges. Hel-lo!

I am surprised that the Herald gave so much detail about the Williams' case. It is possible ... that this article has now biased any potential jurors. ... I would call this irresponsible journalism.

With new faculty, staff and students coming in to the city for fall semester at GSU, it would be helpful if the Herald would do ... an article on the ... on recycling; the location and operation hours of centers, what can be taken to which centers, what kind of plastics, paper and cardboard that can be recycled. Thank you for your help.

Many want to blame special interests and lobbyists for our country's woes, but they have no legal ability to coerce a senator, congressman or the president into anything they don't agree to be coerced into. The responsibility lies with our governmental leaders.

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